ENDOMYSIAL IgA ANTIBODIES

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Severely hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Methodology
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
<1:10 Negative

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeENDOM
CPT-4 Code (s)
86255 (Titer included if positive 86256)
LOINC Codes
27038-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory